RE: visa statistics?

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Subject: RE: visa statistics?
From: (RIA) Bracken, Joseph M (j.bracken@state.gov)
Date: Mon Jun 21 1999 - 08:15:30 EDT


THe Government of Japan and the Government of the United States have taken
steps within their visa operations to increase scrutiny of visa applications
from women in the high-risk age group. The Government of Japan started this
o/a 1990 in Thailand.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hanya Krill [SMTP:hanya@brama.com]
> Sent: Friday, June 18, 1999 12:00 AM
> To: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: visa statistics?
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> Greetings --
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> We have heard that governments are beginning to withhold visas from women
> in certain countries as a preventive measure against trafficking.
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> Can anyone on this list confirm that this is true? Are there arguments
> against this being the case? Can anyone recommend resources for data that
> would either support or refute such claims?
>
> Thanks for any help you can offer!
>
> Hanya Krill
> hanya@brama.com
> http://www.brama.com/issues/
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